15 mars 2022

A small beige jade ceremonial blade (Ge), Shang dynasty

Lot 139. A small beige jade ceremonial blade (Ge), Shang dynasty. Length 2⅜ in., 6.1 cm. Estimate:2,500 - 3,500 USD. Lot sold: 6,930 USD. © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.3.6 10. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022

15 mars 2022

A pale green jade ceremonial blade (Ge), Shang dynasty

Lot 138. A pale green jade ceremonial blade (Ge), Shang dynasty. Length 3⅝ in., 9.2 cm. Estimate:4,000 - 6,000 USD. Lot sold: 6,300 USD.  © Sothebys. Provenance: Collection of Dr Wou Kiuan (1910-1997). Wou Lien-Pai Museum, 1968-present, coll. no. E.3.6. Sotheby's. A Journey Through China's History. The Dr Wou Kiuan Collection Part 1, New York, 22 March 2022
04 septembre 2021

Eastern Zhou Dynasty Ritual Bronzes at Sotheby's Hong Kong, 26 August 2021

Lot 1045. A copper-inlaid ritual bronze wine vessel and cover, Hu, Warring States period (475–221 BC); h. 22.5 cm. Estimate: 100,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 151,200 HKD. (C) 2021 Sotheby's Provenance: Acquired in Tokyo, 2012. Lot 1062. A pair of archaic bronze ritual food vessels and covers, Gui, Eastern Zhou dynasty (770-221 BC); w. 26.5 cm. Estimate: 150,000 - 200,000 HKD. Lot sold: 189,000 HKD. (C)... [Lire la suite]
05 juillet 2021

An archaic bronze Weapon, ge, Warring States period (475-221 BC)

Lot 5011. An archaic bronze Weapon, ge, Warring  States period (475-221 BC); l. 15.5 cm. Estimate: 20,000 - 30,000 HKD. Lot sold: 44,100HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. Provenance: M&C Gallery, Hong Kong, 2012. Sotheby's. Chinese Art Online, including a Private Hong Kong Collection, Hong Kong, 2 July 2021
09 juin 2021

A rare archaic spinach-green jade axe blade, ge, Neolithic Period

Lot 422. A rare archaic spinach-green jade axe blade, ge, Neolithic Period; 18cm (7 1/8in) long. Sold for £ 20,250 (€ 23,519). © Bonhams The rectangular blade tapering towards the pierced handle with a hafting hole to the upper section, flaring slightly towards the cutting edge, the stone of spinach-green tone with cloudy white and russet flecks and inclusions.Provenance: Densmore, Paris, 1947Henri Michel (1885-1981), and thence by descentChristie's London, 11 May 2016, lot 298.Note: See a related jade axe-blade, Neolithic period,... [Lire la suite]
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06 mai 2021

A jade ge and archaic bronze haft, Shang dynasty

Lot 45. A jade ge and archaic bronze haft, Shang dynasty (c. 1600-c. 1050 BCE); overall 18.5 cm. Estimate: 200,000 - 300,000 HKD. Lot sold: 2,520,000 HKD. Courtesy Sotheby's. the mottled jade blade worked with bevelled edges tapering to a distinct crest, fitted into the socket of a bronze tang with a perforation between the long bar and butt, the bronze haft further cast with taotie and zoomorphic designs, wood stand. Provenance: Collection of the Hon. Hugh Scott. ... [Lire la suite]

27 février 2021

A very rare small Ge censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century

Lot 853. A very rare small Ge censer, Southern Song-Yuan dynasty, 12th-14th century; 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) wide across handles. Estimate USD 100,000 - USD 150,000. © Christie's Image Ltd 2021 The censer has a compressed globular body raised on a short foot and is flanked by a pair of stylized fish-form handles, covered overall in a thick greyish-cream glaze with a network of 'iron' crackle suffused with a tighter network of reddish-gold-tone crackle. Provenance: F. C. Harrison (1863-1938)... [Lire la suite]
15 juillet 2020

A jade dagger-axe, ge, Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1100 BC)

Lot 2883. A jade dagger-axe, ge, Shang Dynasty (c. 1600-1100 BC); 13. 5/8 in. (34.5 cm.) long. Estimate HKD 200,000 - HKD 400,000. Price realised HKD 750,000. © Christie's Images Ltd 2020.  The dagger-axe has bevelled edges and a medial ridge on both sides, box. Provenance: Acquired in Hong Kong, 27 May 1987. Note: Compare to a jade dagger-axe of similar size, also dating to the Shang period, formerly in the Yangdetang Collection, sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 29 November... [Lire la suite]
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11 juillet 2020

A large archaic jade ceremonial blade, ge, Shang – Zhou dynasty

Lot 106. A large archaic jade ceremonial blade, ge, Shang – Zhou dynasty; 43.4 cm, 17 in. Estimate 700,000 — 900,000 HKD. Lot sold 750,000 HKD.  Courtesy Sotheby's. impressively worked with sides outlined with bevelled edges, crisply and gently curving to a tapered point, the long blade further marked with a well-defined medial ridge, the tang worked with pairs of squared teeth along the edge with associated shallow grooves on both sides, echoed on the lower end of the... [Lire la suite]
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13 juin 2020

A celadon jade blade, ge, Warring States period (475–221 BC) or earlier

Lot 375. A celadon jade blade, ge, Warring States period (475–221 BC) or earlier; 19.5 cm, 7 5/8  in. Estimate 20,000 — 30,000 HKD. Lot sold 150,000 HKD (17,093 EUR). Courtesy Sotheby's. with bevelled edges tapering to a curved tip, centred with a ridge along the base of the tang to the sharp tip, pierced with an aperture, the stone of a pale celadon tone suffused with brown patches.  Property from the Peony Collection. Sotheby's. CHINA /... [Lire la suite]